Saturday 7th May 2016

Late news: Coosebean, Truro: Adult Siskin feeding young fledgling on 28th April. (S Rogers).

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Great White Egret (opposite hide), 40 Canada Goose (1 on nest), 1 Hybrid Goose, 1 Muscovy Duck, c12 Whimbrel (nearby field), 2 Great Crested Grebe, 10 (8m 2f) Mallard, 1 Common Sandpiper (dam), 1 Swift, 1 Sand Martin, 3 House Martin, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Garden Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler all in song. (R Veal)

Kenidjack: 2 Siskin, 1 Pied Flycatcher and 3 Spotted Flycatcher. (R Auguarde, R&L Wilkins, DK Parker) also 1 Lesser Whitethroat. (B Dodd)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey-headed Wagtail, 1 Long-tailed Tit showing some characteristics of the the northern race, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 10+ Whitethroat and 5+ Spotted Flycatcher. (R Auguarde, R&L Wilkins, M Halliday, DK Parker, M Ahmad – photos)

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St Gothian Sands LNR: Canada Goose with 5 young, 6 Shelduck, 1m Garganey, 1m Pochard, 2 Coot, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 1m Whinchat and 2 Wheatear. (MJ Spicer – photo, S Rogers)

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Bude Marshes: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 7 Moorhen plus 5 juvenile, 12 Mallard, 9 Wood Pigeon, 14 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 14 Blackbird, 12 Jackdaw, Rookery adjacent with 8 nests, 1 male Stonechat, 7 Carrion Crow, 2 Magpies, 1m Reed Bunting, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Goldfinch, 5 Chaffinch, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Wren, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Swallow, 4 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 1 Cetti’s Warbler,  4 Blackcap and 2 Rabbit. (H Kendall, R Mudge)

Stithians Reservoir: 15 Whimbrel, 2 Garden Warbler, 6 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat and 2 Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

Lizard Point: 1 Swift, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail (flavissima), 20 Whimbrel, 3 Sedge Warbler, 48 Swallow and 2 Manx Shearwater. (B Porter) Hoopoe flew north over Kynance road (Warren Claydon) 1 Turtle Dove, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Arctic Skua, 15 Common Scoter. (T Blunden)

Windmill Farm: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit, 4 Dunlin and 1 singing male Lesser Whitethroat. (B Porter)

Goonhilly: 1 Cuckoo and 3 Spotted Flycatcher. (Ben Porter)

Rame: 1 Turtle Dove. (C Buckland – photo)

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Gwithian: 1 White Pelican south. (P Freestone)

Hayle Estuary: 14 Shelduck, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Spoonbill, 9 Little Egret, 45 Dunlin, 13 Ringed Plover, 11 Oystercatcher, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Turnstone, 5 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew and 1 Wheatear. (DK Parker)

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RMV Scillonian III: 1 Pomarine Skua.

Rame:  1 Turtle Dove. (C Buckland – photo)

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 4 Whimbrel, 100+ House Martin (c60 grounded by heavy rain in the pines at Trevean), 15+ Whitethroat, 6 Chiffchaff, 7 Willow Warbler and 1 Blackcap. (DK Parker) Also 1 Great Northern Diver.

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: Male Woodchat this evening, view sanctuary area from the sanctuary fence. (S Rogers)

Men an Tol: 2 Cuckoo, 2 Whitethroat, Linnet, Skylark and 4 Canada Geese. (A Chard)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper, 9 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover and 1 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Perranporth: Marsh Harrier (unaged male over sand dunes near the oratory 3.15pm), 2 Wheatear and 5 Whitethroat. (S Rowe)

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